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‘TUF 11′ Winner Court McGee Out of UFC 131 With Torn MCL [UPDATED]


(“…and once I find that son-of-a-bitch who embalmed me, there’s gonna be hell to pay.” Image courtesy of ESPN)

Due to a torn MCL suffered in training, Ultimate Fighter 11 winner Court McGee has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled middleweight bout against Canadian prospect Jesse Bongfeldt at UFC 131: Lesnar vs. Dos Santos. McGee has been inactive since his submission victory over Ryan Jensen last October, and his current timetable for return is uncertain. Bongfeldt will likely remain on the Vancouver card against a replacement opponent. Update, 4:01 p.m. ET: Bongfeldt will now be facing Chris Weidman, the undefeated Serra-Longo Fight Team product (and former All-American wrestler) who scored a unanimous decision over Alessio Sakara in his Octagon debut last month at “Sanchez vs. Kampmann.”

According to reports, McGee injured his knee while training with the Cesar Gracie team, helping Jake Shields, Nick Diaz, and Gilbert Melendez prepare for their upcoming fights. (Damn it, why couldn’t it have been Chael?) So remember kids, EFX Performance bracelets may improve your balance and stamina, but they don’t make you impervious to knee injury…

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SnackDaddy- April 5, 2011 at 11:57 pm
Wow... i didn't think it was possible to hate everyone in a single camp, but i guess the Cesar Gracie team wins that one. Except Gilbert Melendez. Who the fuck is he?
twoleftfeet- April 5, 2011 at 4:22 pm
Bonfeldt vs Weidman has a nice ring to it. I heard Clayton Stoner,Hank Poteat, and a few of the Denver Nuggets will be in attendance.
Duh Ogre- April 5, 2011 at 3:10 pm
Ugh, that sucks. I like McGee. And I think Jake "The Sandman" Shields has a nice ring to it, for obvious reasons.
Dojima- April 5, 2011 at 2:06 pm
He just forgot to wear the EFX performance hologram that day. This proves nothing, CP. They protect you like the Tri-Force and Ruby Slippers.
SethF- April 5, 2011 at 1:31 pm
Weidman is a good replacement, like this move
O Chan- April 5, 2011 at 12:31 pm
So, a former drug addict bows out a fight with a guy who's name starts with "Bong".
intercept440- April 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm
i heard mcdonalds had an opening
Turd Furgeson- April 5, 2011 at 12:05 pm
I hear some dude fell asleep watching Shields and McGee spar, and McGee stumbled over him and tore his ACL.
Fried Taco- April 5, 2011 at 11:46 am
What a pussy! I heard about a guy who once fought an entire King of the Cage championship bout with a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL).
FeelDaRiddum- April 5, 2011 at 11:39 am
o man i laughed so hard when you mentioned the performance bands.
Maine Blazer- April 5, 2011 at 11:37 am
Nor do they actually improve your balance and/or stamina.
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